Gov't Prof. Writes Book Review on Political Moderates
Alan Draper, Michael W. Ranger '80 & Virginia R. Ranger P'17 Professor of Government, recently wrote a book review for the Journal of Southern History.
Draper reviewed Moderates: The Vital Center of American Politics, from the Founding to Today By David S. Brown (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).
“Moderates is refreshing in that it reminds us that the center is not simply home to opportunists without principles or careerists who blow in the direction of the wind,” he wrote.
Compromise sometimes requires political creativity and a dialectical ability to see a new synthesis.”